Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Carol J Tackett
Carol J Tackett Class of 1969
Army, 8 Years
Ft Bragg, Finthen Army Airfield, Germany, Rock Island Arsenal, Quad Cities, Pentagon
CDR Andrew J. Stampfel
CDR Andrew J. Stampfel Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
Currently serving as the Operations Officer for Task Group 56.7 in the United Arab Emirates following a Presidential recall to service for Operation Enduring Freedom. Was commissioned as an Ensign in 1993 through the NROTC program at the University of Michigan. Served onboard the USS George Washington as the Reactor Mechanical Division Officer and Officer of the Deck. Was the lead for Operational Testing of the TOMAHAWK Missile program. Joined the Reserves in 2000 and since then has been Commanding Officer of Frigate Support Unit 212 in Akron OH, Commanding Officer of Naval Reserve 4th ANGLICO unit in West Palm Beach FL, Commanding Officer of Assault Craft Unit 1 Detachment Tampa, and provided manpower analysis studies for the Chief of Naval Operations while at the Pentagon.
David C. Hopp
David C. Hopp Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served in the USMC from 1973-1985. Occupations included infantryman, Marine Security Guard Detachment Morocco, North Africa and as an Illustrator/Artist (Camp LeJuene NC, Coronado Amphib Base CA, CincLantFlt Va, MCAS Yuma Az. Went into Army National Guard from 1985-2000. Occupations included Illustrator/Artist, Supply Specialist, and Munitions Handler Supervisor.
Gary A. Kane
Gary A. Kane Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Gulf War Veteran Retired in 2000
James Yaronczyk
James Yaronczyk Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Stationed at Ft Jackson, SC; Ft. Gordon, GA; Ft. Ord, CA; Ft. Sill, OK; Camp Humphreys, Korea; Ft. Huachuca, AZ; Weisbaden, Germany; Ft. Polk, LA; Camp Red Cloud, Korea, Ft. Rucker, AL
James Yaronczyk
James Yaronczyk Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Served as radar maintenance technician. Was stationed in Germany, Korea, and all along the southern states. Retired from military in 2000.
ken borkenhagen
ken borkenhagen Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years
ejection seat mechanic liquid oxygen and cockpit pressurization anti-submarine warfare p3-c&d aircraft
Lawrence W Burgwald
Lawrence W Burgwald Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years
Submarine Service Nuclear (SSN)
Lawrence W Burgwald
Lawrence W Burgwald Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years
Served aboard the USS Bergall SSN667
Michael Foreman
Michael Foreman Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Served from 1969-1991. Signal Corps. Retied at the rank of Sergeant First Class (SFC).
Russell S. Kraly
Russell S. Kraly Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard the USS Waldron, DD-699 for a year and a half, went to Vietnam for three months on relief duty, went on a cruise to the Mediterranean for six months; served a year and a half on the USS Hartley, DE-1029, went on another cruise to the Mediterranean for another six months.
Steven A. Heard
Steven A. Heard Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years
Served as A Non-destructive inspection specialist. Served 2 yrs at Tyndall AFB, FL and 2 yrs at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. Also served in support of Operation Desert shield and Operation Desert Storm.
Steven A. Heard
Steven A. Heard Class of 1989
National Guard, 4 Years
Served as an infantryman in the Virginia Army National Guard. Deployed to Bosnia in support of Operation Joint Guard, Slavonski Brod, Croatia and Serbska Brod , Serbia. Mission was to secure the Sava bridge to keep the supply chains open to NATO and Allied forces.
Zoran Vranesevic
Zoran Vranesevic Class of 1986
Navy, 5 Years
Served in Persian Gulf from 1988-1989: Assisted and escorted tankers providing protection from mines. Served in Carribean operations in 1987 providing assistance for search/seizure ops against drug smugglers.

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Cynthia Tibbitts
Class of '84

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1973 Class Reunion October 4,th to 6th. 2013. Las Vegas, Nv.

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